Summit on the US-Korea Free Trade Agreement Sept. 4

by Trevor Williams | August 19, 2014 The Korea Southeast-U.S. Chamber of Commerce is partnering with the Korean embassy for a Sept. 4 summit examining the impact of the Korea-US free trade agreement two years after its implementation.  More

Mexico Should Soften Blow of New Russian Poultry Ban

by Trevor Williams | August 8, 2014 When the clock struck midnight in Moscow on Friday, the door closed on U.S. poultry exports to Russia.   More

Taiwan and Georgia Should Boost Trade, Share Expertise

by Huei-Yuan Steven Tai Note: This commentary originally appeared in the Atlanta Journal-Constitution. More

Commentary: Ex-Im Bank - A Conduit for Corporate Welfare

by Diane Katz Editor's note: The charter of the Export-Import Bank of the United States expires Sept. 30. As debate rages in Congress, Global Atlanta is running commentaries presenting opposing views on the topic. The following article is a rebuttal to a recent opinion piece by Ex-Im's senior vice president for small business, Ex-Im: Even Large Deals Support Small Firms More

Ex-Im Bank Debate: Even Large Deals Support Small Firms

by James Burrows Editor’s note: Debate has raged in the House in recent weeks over whether to renew the charter of the Export-Import Bank of the United States, which expires Sept. 30. The main hang-up is the bank’s support for multinationals, which many critics say amounts to corporate welfare. Here, the bank’s small business chief aims to show how even large deals help small companies, as well as how Georgia small businesses would be affected by an Ex-Im closure. Read a rebuttal here: Ex-Im: A Conduit for Corporate Welfare More